Jesus, in sending out his 12 disciples to go and to proclaim the kingdom of heaven, gave them a list of instructions, and he also gave them some warnings. He told them that he was sending them out as sheep among wolves, so they were to be as wise as serpents and as innocent as … Continue reading Not Worthy of Him?
Psalm 138:1-3 ESV I give you thanks, O Lord, with my whole heart; before the gods I sing your praise; I bow down toward your holy temple and give thanks to your name for your steadfast love and your faithfulness, for you have exalted above all things your name and your word. On the day … Continue reading He Will Fulfill His Purpose
Jesus Christ, God the Son – creator of the universe and all that has the breath of life in them given them by God – left his throne in heaven, humbled himself, took on human form, and suffered like we suffer. He was also tempted like we are tempted, yet without sin. While he lived … Continue reading Grace and Truth
Colossians 2:1-3 NIV I want you to know how hard I am contending for you and for those at Laodicea, and for all who have not met me personally. My goal is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in … Continue reading Self-Ruled or God-Ruled?
Ephesians 1:15-23 ESV For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit … Continue reading Confident Assurance
Persuasive Words or Spirit Power? And when I came to you, brethren, I did not come with superiority of speech or of wisdom, proclaiming to you the testimony of God. For I determined to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and Him crucified. I was with you in weakness and in fear and in … Continue reading Flesh or Spirit?
Isaiah 33:1 NASB Woe to you, O destroyer, While you were not destroyed; And he who is treacherous, while others did not deal treacherously with him. As soon as you finish destroying, you will be destroyed; As soon as you cease to deal treacherously, others will deal treacherously with you. The Destroyer Who is the … Continue reading Our Strength Every Morning
Psalm 119:57-64 NASB The Lord is my portion; I have promised to keep Your words. I sought Your favor with all my heart; Be gracious to me according to Your word. I considered my ways And turned my feet to Your testimonies. I hastened and did not delay To keep Your commandments. The cords of … Continue reading Blessings of Grace
Proverbs 14 NASB Select Verses Truth vs. Lies 2 He who walks in his uprightness fears the Lord, But he who is devious in his ways despises Him. 5 A trustworthy witness will not lie, But a false witness utters lies. 22 Will they not go astray who devise evil? But kindness and truth will … Continue reading The Truth of the Matter
Upon the Tablet Jeremiah 17:1-4 NASB The sin of Judah is written down with an iron stylus; With a diamond point it is engraved upon the tablet of their heart And on the horns of their altars, As they remember their children, So they remember their altars and their Asherim By green trees on the … Continue reading Expose Our Weaknesses